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2.21.2007

tomorrow 



the powerful new film from acclaimed editor aaron curran
(and acclaimed doc director rory kennedy)

Ghosts of Abu Ghraib
Premieres on HBO. Thursday, February 22 at 9:30pm.

The familiar and disturbing pictures of torture at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison raise many troubling questions: How did torture become an accepted practice at Abu Ghraib? Did U.S. government policies make it possible? How much damage has the aftermath of Abu Ghraib had on America's credibility as a defender of freedom and human rights around the world? Acclaimed filmmaker Rory Kennedy looks beyond the headlines to investigate the psychological and political context in which torture occurred.

read this compelling review from sundance.


"get ready for the feel good movie of the year"
- me

it's just like "animal house on the night shift"
- several army higher-ups (referring to the abu ghraib photos)

if you don't have HBO, don't worry.
"i’m sure most sports bars will be playing it..."
- aaron curran

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